Yorke Peninsula Country Times newspaper - Items filtered by date: February 2017
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 15:15

Barunga West budget discussed

DISTRICT Council of Barunga West held one of three 2017-18 budget workshops on Tuesday, February 21.

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Tuesday, 28 February 2017 15:14

Fast-tracking access to medical cannabis

THE federal government will fast-track access to medical cannabis by authorising controlled importation until domestic production meets local needs.

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Tuesday, 28 February 2017 15:13

Private health costs are increasing again

PRIVATE health insurance will become more expensive from April 1, and the Rural Doctors Association of Australia believes patients in rural areas will receive less value for money than ever.

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Tuesday, 28 February 2017 15:12

National audience for Yorke Peninsula food

FOOD lovers across Australia will get a taste of Yorke Penin­sula on national television tomorrow night (Wednesday, March 1).

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Tuesday, 28 February 2017 15:11

Diving into World’s Greatest Shave

FLINDERS University medical student Alex Newton, formerly of Kadina, works with blood cancer patients almost every day.

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Tuesday, 28 February 2017 15:11

New rabbit virus coming

RABBIT owners are urged to take precautions to keep their pets safe as a new strain of virus to control the feral rabbit population will be released in March.

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YORKE Peninsula Coun­cil has allocated close to $1million in roadside vegetation clearance and main­tenance activities during the next three years.

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Tuesday, 28 February 2017 15:09

Lace up for Miners Marathon this Sunday

LISA Cundy is powering ahead in preparation for the Bravehearts 777 Challenge with her last major fundraiser, the Miners Marathon, this Sunday, March 5.

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Tuesday, 28 February 2017 15:09

Plover season breeds hope

SEVEN hooded plover chicks have now fledged on the Copper Coast this breeding season, with another three chicks hatching at Moonta Bay on Tuesday, February 21.

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Tuesday, 28 February 2017 15:09

Yondah wins national award

YONDAH Beach House, near Foul Bay, has been recognised as the best deluxe accommodation in Australia.

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